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A monthly publication of the Litigation Section of the California Lawyers Association. Read more
We, the newly formed Racial Justice Committee of the Litigation Section of the California Lawyers Association, express our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Mr. George Floyd and the African American community in Minneapolis where he was blatantly suffocated and killed by a Minneapolis Police Officer. Videos show that Mr. Floyd was handcuffed and he was held in prone position when he was killed by the officer. Read more
This program will provide a comprehensive summary of the practical and ethical issues to take into consideration and be aware of when participating in online mediations. Specific tips and information on privacy, confidentiality and more will be covered so that advocates will feel informed and comfortable in the online setting. Read more
This webinar will discuss how to approach defending a client in connection with a federal criminal or regulatory investigation, with a particular focus on issues that implicate parallel civil and criminal proceedings, including but not limited to privilege issues. Expect to receive lots of practical tips, as well as a quick overview of a federal criminal investigation from start to finish. Read more
A monthly publication of the Litigation Section of the California Lawyers Association. Read more
On February 20, 2020, CLR Co-Editor in Chief Erik Silber interviewed the Chief Justice in her chambers in San Francisco. Read more
This program, delivered by prominent and experienced mediators, litigators, mediators and arbitrators is the second in a three part series that will explore and present current views, leading edge thinking, and best practices regarding the use of remote technology tools to facilitate advocacy and management of complex mediations, arbitrations and litigation. Read more
This program, delivered by prominent and experienced mediators, litigators, mediators and arbitrators is the second in a three part series that will explore and present current views, leading edge thinking, and best practices regarding the use of remote technology tools to facilitate advocacy and management of complex mediations, arbitrations and litigation.  Read more
The COVID-19 crisis has had significant legal implications on nearly all aspects of life, but particularly in the world of labor and employment law. This up-to-the minute webinar will cover the new and ever-evolving labor and employment laws and the private causes of action anticipated to come from the coronavirus outbreak. Read more
In April and May of 2020, we hosted a series of YouTube Live session of news for California litigators. Topics were focused on experiences & practices around the state of litigating during the pandemic. If you were unable to attend the live webcast sessions, we invite you to view the recordings below. Exclusive Interviews https://youtu.be/t0Ct2Miggz4 Federal Court Operations During COVID-19: A Discussion With Federal Judges of the Northern District and Southern District of California https://youtu.be/3R8SquhyY88 An Interview with Dean Erwin… Read more

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